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Rickshaw Runner! By Bill McElhinney Imagine this: eight days in the freezing cold wrestling a three wheeled rickshaw, a tin can of a vehicle with a tiny engine, over rugged mountain passes with as little preparation as possible. “It’s an adventure,” says Marlborough winegrower Graeme Giles, who recently returned home after completing the famed Rickshaw Run. The organisers describe the event as a 1100km journey over some of the worst roads in the world, an unsupported adventure where you are putting both your health and life at risk. “This is what makes it an adventure,” Graeme says. Continued on page 2. Graeme Giles in the snowy Himalayas with his tiny rickshaw on his Rickshaw Run adventure.

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